Strategies In Workers Compensation

Author: Richard E. Sall
Publisher: Hamilton Books
ISBN: 1461626846
Size: 11.61 MB
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Strategies in Workers' Compensation, written with the healthcare medical professional in mind, describes the nuts and bolts of workers compensation. The book details the history, laws, various stakeholders, costs, and problems encountered by healthcare providers.

Safety And Workers Compensation Strategies

Author: Adam Friedlander
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781530449811
Size: 54.95 MB
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Discover how several outstanding business leaders leveraged innovative safety and workers' compensation strategies to unleash productivity and profits. By placing people's safety at the center of an organization's culture, with a relentless, laser-like focus, caring leaders will achieve success. The easy-to-read and compelling interviews provide a treasure chest of insights on how to take your organization to the next level. The leaders interviewed in this extraordinary book explain why safety is an underutilized core value and a true competitive advantage. Adam Friedlander, president of Friedlander Group, a successful safety and workers' compensation consulting firm for twenty-five years, carefully selected leaders who share their considerable expertise in a clear and engaging format. This book presents a whole new approach to safety that empowers CEOs, business owners, managers, human resource professionals, insurance and safety advisors and workers' comp claims specialists. The experts interviewed include:Paul O'Neill, the 72nd Secretary of the U.S. Treasury, serving from 2001 to 2002, and chairman of Alcoa from 1987 to 1999Bill O'Rourke, president of Alcoa Russia from 2005 to 2008, senior advisor at Value Capture LLC, and coauthor of The Power of EthicsStephen Newell, partner at ORCHSE Strategies global consulting that services 120 large multinational corporations on safety, health, and environmental matters, and author of the OSHA Blue Book with one million copies soldDavid DePaolo, CEO, president, and editor-in-chief of WorkCompCentral.comBrian J. Connor, partner with the workers' compensation law firm of Weiss, Wexler and Wornow, PCPeggy Crook, vice president of claims and loss control at Federation of Jewish Philanthropies (FOJP) Service Corporation and former director, global claims for Hilton WorldwideJeffrey R. Fenster, vice president of business development and government affairs at AmTrust Financial Services Inc. and, from 2010 to 2014, the executive director of the New York State Workers' Compensation Board Safety and Workers' Compensation Strategies To Unleash Productivity and Profits is rich with proven and time-tested strategies that generate phenomenal results. You may find yourself re-reading this important book to further benefit from the deep insights.

Accidents Waiting To Happen

Author: Rick Dalrymple
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780989015004
Size: 29.29 MB
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You don't need to read this book, but you'll want to... Any successful businessperson today knows you have to drive positive results to be competitive in your marketplace. You've got to continually look for ways to cut costs, improve staff efficiency, and drive higher sales. Some of you need money to purchase new capital equipment or repair your current equipment to stay competitive. This book is filled with insights and strategies that are designed to help you do the following: Increase profitability Lower operating costs Reduce business risk that you may be totally unaware of Make you more competitive in your marketplace This book will show you how to lower the human and financial costs of your workers' compensation program which is a huge cost driver to your profitability. Specifically, it will review the policies and procedures you should have in place to accomplish the goals listed above. The book will also share with you some tools used by companies today to streamline big ticket areas, including training and claims management. Who should read this book? This book is designed for CEOs, CFOs, COOs, Risk Managers, HR directors, Administrators, Safety Directors and Claim Coordinators. It offers a comprehensive "holistic approach" to an integrated system to all levels of company management. Some material will speak the language C-Suite executives relate to, but there will also be material that will need to be communicated and carried out throughout your company. Here is what this book will help you achieve. You will take away a clear understanding of how to administer a successful workers' compensation program in your business. The book is broken down into easy manageable steps, which are all part of a system called the "PX4" process. Here is the good news. The "PX4" process works! Your company will experience fewer claims and those claims will cost you less, on average. Following the "PX4" process outlined in this book will drive better results for your company and make you more competitive in your marketplace. Ask yourself this question. What if you changed some business practices within your company which had the effect of adding millions of dollars to your topline sales results, put you in control and increased your profitability, would you be interested in knowing how companies are accomplishing that? If yes, read on. The ideas revealed in Accidents Waiting to Happen provide user-friendly, turnkey, and proven strategies that will put you in control in the administration of a results-focused, successful workers' compensation program, whatever your industry. "The concepts presented in this book are "spot on" for companies looking to become "Best in Class." If you truly want to become more competitive in your marketplace, it is important to understand from an insurance company perspective, employers considered "Best in Class" typically receive better pricing at renewal time." " Eleanor Powell-Yoder, President, Michigan Commercial Insurance Mutual" "It is extremely important to pick partners who can truly help your company. In that regard, we are glad to have worked with Rick. I was amazed that in just eight short months, he dramatically lowered the number and severity of workers' compensation claims we typically had through the years, improving our profitability and lowering your operating costs. With his leadership, we effectively added over $13 million to our financial statement. I highly recommend you read his book." " Jim Ginas, President, Southeast Modular Manufacturing"

Workers Compensation Law Cases Materials And Text

Author: Lex K. Larson
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 0327194189
Size: 21.71 MB
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The Fifth Edition of Workers' Compensation Law is a blend of conventional casebook style and concise text. The basic concepts of workers' compensation - including course of employment, arising out of employment, injury by accident, employee status - are covered in the more traditional fashion, with case excerpts provided for students to learn these concepts. The Fifth Edition of Workers' Compensation Law preserves the essential and thorough treatment of these basic aspects while adding or expanding material on current topical issues, such as: • Recovery of benefits by undocumented workers; • Compensability of claims related to terrorist attacks; • Psychological stress claims; • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other repetitive-motion injuries; • Interplay of Workers' Compensation with the Americans with Disabilities Act; • Choice of medical provider; • Special problems of working at home; • Use of mediation and other alternative dispute resolution techniques; • Recent developments with Second Injury Funds; and • Exclusivity and the substantial certainty rule.

Workers Compensation Practice For Paralegals

Author: Lynne J. DeVenny
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781594602641
Size: 39.86 MB
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Workers' Compensation Practice for Paralegals is a textbook and practice guide for paralegals and other legal professionals who work in the area of workers' compensation law. The book addresses practical tasks associated with the law office management of workers' compensation cases, including an overview of workers' compensation law, determining compensable claims, evaluating and accepting cases, reviewing and summarizing medical records, investigating claims, obtaining evidence, drafting pleadings and preparing for mediations and hearings. More complex tasks, such as handling catastrophic injuries and death claims, Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements, third party claims and bankrupt defendants, are also discussed. Each chapter includes practice tips to help paralegals become proficient in the practice of workers' compensation law, as well as references to find the most up-to-date information regarding various aspects of workers' compensation practice. Sample documents are included to illustrate the kinds of documents paralegals may draft in a typical private law practice. Workers' Compensation Practice for Paralegals is unique because it is written specifically for paralegals by an attorney/paralegal team with a combination of over thirty years of practice in workers' compensation law. In addition, both authors have experience teaching law students and paralegals in college settings. Recognizing that there are excellent state-specific workers' compensation reference books for workers' compensation practitioners, this book is intended to guide and train paralegal students, paralegals and other legal professionals new to the practice of workers' compensation law. Straightforward and easy to read, it provides its readers with an overview of the essential skills necessary to perform substantive work on any workers' compensation case, as well as the tools to find the information they need to make a significant contribution to a workers' compensation practice, whether it be their own state-specific rules and forms, Medicare's current WCMSA requirements or medical references."

The Insurance Professional S Practical Guide To Workers Compensation

Author: Chris Boggs
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0578020963
Size: 71.39 MB
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This is not your ordinary workers' compensation book. Workers' compensation coverage is relatively easy to understand. It's the legal, procedural and contractual issues surrounding workers' compensation that are complicated. In "The Insurance Professional's Practical Guide to Workers' Compensation," Boggs addresses in clear, jargon-free English many of the concepts, policies and practices in workers compensation that brokers, risk advisors, and corporate risk managers need to know. The chapters, such as on which injuries and which workers are covered, free the reader from having to wade through dense legal and regulatory treatises. Boggs explains to non-lawyers legal aspects of workers compensation. If you need to use the book as little as one time a year, get it, because you'll probably need it much more often.

Managing Workers Compensation

Author: Keith Wertz
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420032987
Size: 51.17 MB
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Workers' compensation causes headaches throughout all levels of an organization. Injuries affect production, costs, and morale. Managing Workers' Compensation: A Guide to Injury Reduction and Effective Claim Management lays out - in logical order - management and safety procedures that reduce injuries and the aggravation that follows. The authors cover hiring, training, and managing employees with injury avoidance in mind. They provide a blueprint for dealing with injured employees and their families, and for determining the correct time for the employee to return to work. The book discusses the all-important issues of fraud, modified duty, substance abuse testing and accident investigations. It also provides guidance for managing your organization's safety efforts in a manner that targets workers' compensation cost control as one of its major objectives. In addition to comprehensive coverage of workers' compensation, the book gives you a thorough explanation of additional sources of assistance, including the availability and utility of Internet safety resources, a complete listing of state workers' compensation agencies, and sample checklists that help you evaluate your workplace. Although workers' compensation laws vary from state-to-state, the principles behind the system and the ability of employers to influence their own premiums remain consistent. By gaining a thorough understanding of these principles and implementing proven cost control strategies, you can realize substantial savings. Managing Workers' Compensation: A Guide to Injury Reduction and Effective Claim Management explains the process by which premiums are calculated and shows how you can impact - favorably - the amount your organization pays in premiums.

The Claim Game

Author: Mario S. Pecoraro
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1491774150
Size: 49.11 MB
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Organizations that fail to identify and eliminate fraud are losing hundreds of thousands of dollarsand many dont even know it! Many claims professionals dont have the time or resources to spot the red flags that indicate a fraudulent workers compensation claim, and even if they stumble upon one by chance, they fail to conduct a comprehensive investigation. Mario S. Pecoraro, CEO of Alliance Worldwide Investigative Group, provides proactive strategies that will save you resources, money, and time investigating claims. The twenty best practices he explores will help you: hire the type of employee who wont file a claim in the first place; engage in preventative maintenance throughout the life of a claim; determine who should conduct an investigation when a claim is filed; carry out the investigative process using a variety of tools. Filled with case studies demonstrating where investigations went wrong (and where they went right), youll be equipped to apply best practices and avoid common mistakes. Start saving money, and get the right team in place with The Claim Game.

Worker S Compensation

Author: Ed Priz
Publisher: Advanced Insurance Mgmt.
ISBN: 1439270597
Size: 75.65 MB
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The Field Guide for Employers explains in detail how Workers Compensation insurance is priced and audited, and how employers can protect themselves from common overcharges made by insurance companies. Everything business people need to know about Workers Compensation insurance, but were afraid to ask (or didn't know who to ask).